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About the Author
Eric Delson is a Research Associate in the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History.
Ian Tattersall is Curator of the American Museum of Natural History's Department of Anthropology.
John A. Van Couvering is Editor of the American Museum of Natural History's Micropaleonotlogy Press.
Alison S. Brooks is a member of the Department of Anthropology at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Table of ContentsAmino-acid dating * Australopithecus * Baring Basin/Tugen Hills * Bone Biology * Calcium-41 dating * Catarrhini * Colobinae * Complex societies * Europe * Functional morphology * Homo rudolfensis * Jewelry * Late Paleolithic * Lemuriformes * Locomotion * Natron-Eyasi Basin * Non-Darwinian evolution * Paleolithic image * Pilgrim, Guy Ellock * Quantitative methods * Sea level change * Sexual dimorphism * Taphonomy * Teeth * Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre * Turkana Basin * Visual predation hypothesis * Zhoukoudian